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Lifetime Achievement award to Beverly Smith

Lifetime Achievement award to Beverly Smith

Ginger Hervey, Editor-in-chief

May 9, 2012


Filed under Around the School, Local, News, Top Stories

While many students were dancing the night away at prom, with education far from their minds, one teacher was being honored for her excellence in the field. Beverly Smith, geography and AP European history teacher, traveled to Houston this past weekend as a finalist in the lifetime achievement segment...

Seniors commit to college athletics

Seniors commit to college athletics

Ginger Hervey, Editor-in-chief

May 8, 2012


Filed under Around the School, News, Sports, Top Stories

For many, yesterday was just another school day. But for five senior athletes, Monday, May 7 marks the day they were officially recognized as signing to participate in college athletics. Surrounded by teammates, coaches, and family members, seniors Joey Gammon, Joe Gonzalez, Zack Hobgood, Brooke Puckett,...

Here’s to our night

Here’s to our night

Carly Parkinson, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2012


Filed under Around the School, News, Top Stories

After months of preparation, a week of festivities, pictures, dinner, and more, prom took place on Saturday, May 5 at the Lakewood Theatre in Dallas. The venue was a unique choice, a lot different than last year at the Allen Event Center. “Mrs. Petty had actually watched a wedding show, and she...

All you can eat pep rally

All you can eat pep rally

Sam McCorcle, A&E Editor

May 4, 2012


Filed under Around the School, News

"Man v. Food” is coming to campus today.  But instead, it’s men and woman v. food.  And it’s not random food, it’s chicken wings.  So, basically it’s nothing like the popular Travel Channel show.  Instead, it’s just a straight up food eating contest featuring assistant football coach ...

Prom week spirit days

Prom week spirit days

April 27, 2012


Filed under Around the School, News, Top Stories

The following spirit days are scheduled for Prom Week:   Monday, April 30: Neon Day   Tuesday, May 1: College t-shirt Day   Wednesday, May 2: Hunger Games vs Harry Potter   Thursday, May 3: Country vs Country Club   Friday, May 4: Prom t-shirt Day

Campus courtyard eyesore

Campus courtyard eyesore

Adam Schasel, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2012


Filed under Around the School, News, Top Stories

As students make their daily commute to school, it is hard not to notice the prevalence of weeds on school grounds. The school has experienced warmer weather since early February, and with it comes growing grass. But the while the grass is mowed, the weeds throughout the campus have met little opposition. The...

ACO offers inexpensive prom dress option

Elizabeth Bower, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2012


Filed under Local, News

Prom season is here, and with it comes lots of preparation.  Tuxes need to be rented, corsages must be bought, and limos have to be booked. But for many girls, finding the right dress is the most important part of the prom experience. “Oh, the dress is definitely the most important part,” senior...

Social networking distracts students

Farren Barnett, Guest Contributor

April 24, 2012


Filed under Around the School, News

It all started with Myspace. But Myspace quickly became a fad, and Facebook became the new thing. Now, Facebook is drab, and Twitter is fab. People used to want to know what sparked one’s interest, but now, it’s all about what is on one’s Pinterest. Gradually, social networking has started to take...

School sees Shattered Dreams played out

School sees Shattered Dreams played out

Liz Schasel, Editor-in-chief

April 23, 2012


Filed under Around the School, Local, News

Three students lie dead, covered in blood, at the scene of a horrifying car crash as the rest of the student body and faculty members watch eagerly to the side, wondering what is going on. Another student screams in agony at the excruciating scene around her and the petrifying loss of feeling in her...

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